Monthly: August 2016

How to Prepare for the New Overtime Rule


As the Department of Labor (DOL) has recently released a New Overtime Rule┬áregarding the Fair Labor Standards Act, employers may be left wondering: how do I communicate these changes to my employees tactfully? This new change will affect several employers and their employees that are used to being exempt, or salaried. If their role needs […]

Federal Overtime Rule


In America, there are many employees that are very passionate about their work and work a significant amount of hours to achieve company goals. Still, there are instances when workers are not always fairly compensated for their time and effort given to a company. The Fair Labor Standards Act was created to prevent employees from […]

Mastering the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)


It is hard to believe that a bill that became effective nearly 80 years ago still has such a resounding effect on the present workforce in America. The Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA, was signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 25th, 1938. There was hope of providing a fair minimum wage for […]